Defensor: Now that the President has said that the conversation was wiretapped, Congress can no longer play it. That’s the gist of his view on ANC a few minutes ago.
This will cause trouble. At first blush: the President only verified her conversations, but there remains no official statement on which recording is the “reliable” one. Still, on review of the President’s message, she did assert the elections were fair. So, will the public view her apology as being enough?
Bill Luz: From what we can tell from 83% of the election returns we hold, we didn’t detect cheating that would have affected the results…
Update: Joseph Estrada says, “she is an illegitimate president, so how can she be impeached?”